football

For a few years, parents of students at Pierz Healy High have been asking Dave Rocheleau, activities director, whether the school could have a mascot. “This year I was able to find one as we had some extra funds and got it,” said Rocheleau. He said the Student Council had students submit names and then [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Updates from this weekend’s state football tournament will be posted on Twitter via this link at MCRecordSports The weekend’s games include: Pierz vs. Proctor, Friday at 7 p.m. at University of Minnesota-Duluth Holdingford vs. Hawley, Saturday at 1 p.m. at Concordia College-Moorhead Upsala-Swanville Area vs. Mahnomen, Saturday at 3 p.m. at Bemidji State University

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Schedule for area football teams in the state quarterfinals: Friday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m.: Pierz (8-3) vs. Proctor (8-2) at the University of Minnesota-Duluth Saturday, Nov. 9 at 1 p.m.: Holdingford (11-0) vs. Hawley (9-1) at Concordia College-Moorhead Saturday, Nov. 9 at 3 p.m.: Upsala-Swanville Area (10-1) vs. Mahnomen (11-0) at Bemidji State University [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Senior Mac Gruber started the fall as Pierz’ starting quarterback. With the Pioneers in their first season up a class against bigger schools, and given that the offense seldom passes, though, the decision was made to make Gruber solely a one-way player on defense. The coaching staff shifted him [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Upsala-Swanville Area doesn’t need to air out the ball often. Having one of the state’s leading backs in senior Mitch Lange makes sure of that. But when the Patriots do pass, they can be pretty sure it’s going to be a big play. And it’s probably going to be [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Holdingford has kept the blinders on all season, focusing in on each week’s opponent and not looking too far down the road. But now, after 11 straight wins, the moment the undefeated Huskers have been waiting for since last season ended in double overtime in the state quarterfinals is [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor Pierz vs. St. Cloud Cathedral photo gallery Pierz had the lead and the ball late in the Section 5AAA championship game, Friday, but still plenty of reason to be nervous. Facing a 3rd-and-9 from midfield and clinging to a 26-21 lead, going up against a pass-happy opponent in St. Cloud [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com It’s the middle of September. The Pierz football team is struggling, having just lost its first two conference games of the year. A half dozen starters are out of the starting lineup with injuries. And all Tomas Roquemen knows about the sport is that it somewhat resembles soccer, which [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
up arrow
up arrow